Designing for Effective Learning

  • 17 Sep 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Virtual (registrants will receive meeting link)

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Designing for Effective Learning

A growing body of research into the Science of Learning shows that no matter what the learning task is, the ingredients for worthwhile learning are always the same. By understanding what these key ingredients are, teachers, instructional designers, and trainers can help their students and employees engage in more meaningful and sustained learning. Come find out what it takes to set the stage for effective learning to happen and explore how you can more effectively design and facilitate the learning process for others.

When: Thursday, September 17, 12:00-1:00p

Where: Virtual (registrants will receive a virtual meeting link)

About the Presenters

Kerri Mitchell has served as English faculty at Front Range Community College in Fort Collins, Colorado, since 2005 where she has taught various courses in composition and creative writing. Prior to that, she was a lecturer at Colorado State University for 5 years where she developed department-wide curriculum and mentored graduate teaching assistants. She is currently serving as the Instructional Coach for faculty at the Larimer campus and as the co-creator and co-director of the Active Learning Institute. In each of these roles, Kerri has enjoyed supporting teachers, from brand new instructors to seasoned faculty, as they work hard to improve their craft. In 2018, Kerri received the Colorado Community College System’s Outstanding Faculty Award along with her teaching and coaching partner, Eric Salahub.

Eric Salahub has been at Front Range Community College in Fort Collins Colorado since 1999 where he teaches philosophy and serves as an instructional coach. In his coaching role, Eric has worked with hundreds of teachers helping them improve their craft in face-to-face, online, and hybrid classes. Over the past 5 years, Eric's main teaching and research focus is in Active Learning and he is the co-creator and director of the Active Learning Institute. In 2018 Eric was named the Colorado Community College's Outstanding Faculty and in 2019 he was awarded the Jerome Wartgow award for Excellence in Teaching with Technology.

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